Trade tree-cutting, a bike or Springsteen memorabilia for a hotel stay in Italy

Trade tree-cutting, a bike or Springsteen memorabilia for a hotel stay in Italy

This week is 'Barter Week', where you can treat yourself to a few days in a hotel at no cost – all you have to do is suggest a bargain.

Italy’s president cuts luxury housing for staff

Italy’s president cuts luxury housing for staff

Tourists trade tricycles and ponies for hotel stay

Tourists trade tricycles and ponies for hotel stay

Three migrant centre workers investigated for €9 million fraud

Three migrant centre workers investigated for €9 million fraud

Record numbers of migrants leave Milan’s centres struggling

Record numbers of migrants leave Milan’s centres struggling

Milan pushed to its limits as migrant numbers soar

Milan pushed to its limits as migrant numbers soar

Italy draws up new plan to cope with migrant arrivals

Italy draws up new plan to cope with migrant arrivals

Rome’s bargain homes: lucky few pay just €10 a month

Rome’s bargain homes: lucky few pay just €10 a month

Trieste to pay families to host asylum seekers

Trieste to pay families to host asylum seekers

Holidaying Italians spend their money on food

Holidaying Italians spend their money on food

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